The Imminent Failure of Business as We Know it

Forgive the sensational title, but disruptive transformation is quickly wiping out the established models of business. Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos, always had the spirit of lean management, since the day that he created Amazon. Amazon is a natural place to see lean principles at work. Continue reading

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There are always advances being made in the world of sports manufacturing, from creating better and safer sporting gear to marketing fun and funky items for athletes and sports fans alike. Continue reading

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Conventionalism, risk aversion and complacency kill innovation and entrepreneurship. Through our education, from kindergarten to grad school, then through our professional lives, we have been shaped in the same mold, even though we hear here and there that we need to “think outside the box”, that box being only aimed to fit into a bigger box, like the Russian dolls. Continue reading

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10 Innovations You Thought Were New

New innovations are not always as groundbreaking as you might think. Very often innovation is simply the result of continuous evolution and not that radical at all. We listed 10 innovations and show that some of them date back to more than 100 years ago. Continue reading

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A series of personal innovation stories from a new book by Luis Solis, “Innovation Alchemists: what every CEO needs to know to hire the right Chief Innovation Officer”. Today’s essay on CULTURE comes from Mike Waite who is President at Menasha Packaging. Continue reading

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After hearing U2 announce, during Apple’s keynote last week, that their surprise new album, Songs of Innocence, would be available for free on iTunes, I was impressed but dubious. Continue reading

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